Book review of Robert Orsi's "Thank you, St. Jude"
Orsi, Robert A. Thank you, St. Jude: Women's devotion to the patron saint of hopeless causes. Yale University Press, 1998.
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Robert Orsi’s book, Thank you, St. Jude, takes us through the journey of women in the early 19’s as they struggled with the need to be identified and recognized. One of the ways that women find fulfillment is through devotion. However, in many instances, the things they devote themselves to may be temporal and likely to fade away and therefore leaving them hopeless and helpless. Being devoted to a supernatural being like Continue reading...